Dr. Lindsay D. Sewell

Dr. Sewell is a familiar face to many in Idaho Falls having spent his junior and senior high school years here. After serving a mission in South Africa, Botswana, and Lesotho, he attended the University of Utah receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1999. Leaving Utah and Idaho behind, he attended medical school in our nation’s capital at The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Following graduation in 2003, he stayed at GWU for a one-year internship in internal medicine and then moved on to dermatology residency at Geisinger Medical Center in central Pennsylvania.

Dr. Brandon L. Miner

Dr. Miner is a native of Ammon, Idaho, and is happy to return home to offer care to the great people of Southeast Idaho. After serving a mission in Northern England, he obtained his bachelor of science in zoology from Idaho State University in 2002. He then attended medical school at the University of New England in Maine. Upon completion of medical school in 2006, he completed his residency in Dermatology in affiliation with Michigan State University in 2010. After several years in practice, Dr. Miner moved to Chicago to complete a full fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction. He returned to Idaho in 2013.

Dr. Lena Elizabeth Gowring

Dr. Lena Elizabeth Gowring moved to the Idaho Falls area after completing 10 years active duty service in the Air Force Dr. Gowring completed medical school at Des Moines University in 2008. After finishing a surgical internship year at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio Texas, she completed the USAF Aerospace Medicine Primary Course and served as a flight surgeon for 3 years.

She was stationed at McConnell AFB in Wichita Kansas serving at the flight surgeon for the 350th Air Refueling Squadron. During this time she deployed over seas to serve in Operation(s) enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom from 2009–2012.

Joseph D. Anderson, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Joe Anderson was raised in Thomas, ID, spending his teenage summers moving wheel-lines in potato and wheat fields. He graduated from Snake River High School in 1989, going to All-State and All-Northwest Choirs. He next spent two years in Yap and Guam serving an LDS mission, where he enjoyed life in the beautiful Pacific. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science from BYU in 1996. Joe worked at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in the clinical laboratory in hematology and chemistry for 1 ½ years. Then he went back to school and, in 2000, graduated with High Honors from Idaho State University’s Physician Assistant program with another Bachelors of Science Degree.

Julie Heier, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Julie has lived in Southeast Idaho since she was a child. She enjoys all outdoor activities and spending time with her family. Julie completed her bachelor’s degree with high honors in radiographic science in 2001. She worked as an interventional radiology technologist at EIRMC for 8 years. Julie then graduated with a Physician Assistant Masters degree from Idaho State University in 2010. She specializes in Dermatology and Cosmetic Aesthetics.

Angela Cronin, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Angela Cronin grew up in a small farming community in Southeast Idaho where she gained a love for animals, reading, and camping in the great outdoors. She attended BYU-Idaho and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science in 2005. Upon graduating in 2007 with her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies, Angela worked for a couple of years in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology before moving away to Logan, Utah. In 2009, Angela began working in Dermatology and has never looked back. She is currently a certified Physician Assistant in the State of Idaho.

In her spare time, Angela can usually be found working on some project or other with her husband. She enjoys gardening, playing games with her family of 6, hiking, and adventuring with her older daughters. Angela is happy to be back home in Idaho and thrilled to be part of the High Valley Dermatology team.

Cherice Pickett


Cherice Pickett is a highly trained Aesthetician who brings to her work a multi-faceted interest, passion and knowledge in progressive skin care techniques and the role diet, nutrition, and exercise play in skin health.

Cherice has received her training at the reputable schools of, Austin Kade Academy in Idaho Falls, Idaho, The Rocky Mountain Laser College in Denver, Colorado, and Esthetics Advisor Laser Academy in Phoenix, Arizona. This is where she received her license in Aesthetics, certifications in Dermaplaning, Microneedling, Laser Safety, and as a Laser Technician.